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Free Web Testing Record and Replay Tools based on Selenium

By | 2017-11-16T13:15:26+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Selenium WebDriver|

Free Record & Replay Web Testing Tools Roundup Gartner reports that by 2020, Selenium WebDriver will have been adopted as the standard for all Web Testing. At Edgewords we provide training on developing WebDriver Tests programmatically, but what if we want to utilise simple Record & Replay Tools to get us up and running quickly? [...]

Ranorex Mobile Web Testing using Appium

By | 2017-10-20T13:20:52+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Appium, Ranorex|Tags: , , , |

Ranorex and Appium Integration Ranorex 7.2 introduced the ability to test web applications in native web browsers in mobile devices. This means we can test Chrome, or Android's default Web Browsers on Android devices, or Safari on iOS devices! We can use emulators or physical devices, but our web tests can still be recorded simply [...]

ChromeDriver Options for starting Chrome with WebDriver

By | 2017-10-13T09:34:25+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Selenium WebDriver|Tags: , , , , |

In this Blog we take a look at some of the options provided with the ChromeDriver Server for starting Chrome with various options when using Selenium WebDriver. The examples are in C# so you may need to tailor for Java. Set Path to the ChromeDriver Server [crayon-5a2de50902f67803446812/] or you could add the path to chromedriver.exe in [...]

Headless Browser Testing

By | 2017-10-13T09:37:38+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Selenium WebDriver|Tags: , , , , , |

Headless Browser Testing - Selenium WebDriver Headless browser testing is simply testing a web pages functionality, without a GUI present. There are various different browsers we could use for this, including: Chrome Firefox PhantomJS HtmlUnit PhantomJS is the only driver that must be downloaded separately, the other three, come bundled in with their corresponding driver servers, [...]

How to use Ranorex Parallel Runner for Web Testing

By | 2017-10-13T13:02:13+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Ranorex, Selenium Grid|Tags: , , , |

The Ranorex Parallel Runner is a new feature in Ranorex Studio 7.2, it is a command-line tool that allows you to execute Web Tests against Selenium Server/Grid on remote machines, in parallel! This blog takes you through the set-up and process of using the Ranorex Parallel Runner, to execute our tests, remotely, in parallel. Requirements: Ranorex [...]

Appium Wireless Connectivity

By | 2017-09-21T13:59:04+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Appium|Tags: , , , |

How to connect an Android device over a wireless network for Appium testing During our Appium training courses, we use Android devices tethered to the PCs via USB. However, it is possible to use Appium against Android devices over the wireless network, just by using some simple ADB commands. Step 1 Make sure the PC with [...]

Behaviour Driven Development with SpecFlow and Ranorex

By | 2017-08-24T13:33:20+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: BDD, Ranorex, SpecFlow|Tags: , , , , |

BDD with Ranorex and SpecFlow We have been asked a few times now about whether it is possible to use Ranorex together with Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) - and the answer is YES! Ranorex is built on Microsoft .NET, so we can use Microsoft Development Studio, together with SpecFlow (our BDD tool) and use the [...]

How to set up a Linux Virtual Machine for Selenium Grid – Part 2

By | 2017-08-14T10:54:18+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Selenium Grid|Tags: , , , , , |

Linux Virtual Machine for Selenium Grid Part 2, link to part 1 Step 6 - Software installation and updates Xubuntus default Web Browser is Mozilla Firefox, and can be launched from the Application Launcher by clicking “Web Browser”. Checking the currently installed version from Help>About Firefox we see it’s the somewhat out-of-date version 45. There’s no [...]

How to set up a Linux Virtual Machine for Selenium Grid – Part 1

By | 2017-08-14T10:53:31+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Selenium Grid|Tags: , , , , |

As a follow on to the earlier tutorial How to set up a Selenium Grid for Remote WebDriver Execution, in this tutorial we are going to set up a small Linux Virtual Machine (VM) for running remote WebDriver tests via Selenium Grid. Broadly the steps involved are: Acquire and Install Virtual Machine Software Create a virtual [...]

Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)

By | 2017-07-21T12:58:12+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: BDD, SpecFlow|Tags: , , , , , |

What is Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)? History eXtreme Programming (XP) and Test-Driven Development (TDD) have been around for a long time. The idea was for stakeholders and testers to write automated tests that expressed their desired outcome from the system. These would fail to begin with as there was no code to test against, but [...]

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